PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – May 25, 2021 – Cardiac and thoracic surgeon Ahmad Hamzah, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group North. Dr. Hamzah specializes in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair, coronary artery bypass, total arterial revascularization, ascending aortic surgery, endovascular thoracic aneurysm repair, and the frozen elephant trunk (FET) procedure. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Arabic.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Hamzah to Baptist Health Medical Group North,” said Dr. Richard Cartledge, M.D., FACS, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery and Medical Director of Christine E. Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. “His extensive training and experience in minimally invasive and traditional cardiothoracic surgery will make him an excellent addition to our team.”
Dr. Hamzah joins Baptist Health Medical Group North from Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point.
He is a member of the American Medical Association and Florida Medical Association. He has conducted research on bacterial endocarditis, an infection in the heart, and septic emboli, bacteria-containing blood clots that travel from an infection site to distant areas in the body.
Dr. Hamzah earned his medical degree from the University of Sevilla. He completed his general surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital and his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Wayne State University. He then completed an endovascular & peripheral vascular surgery fellowship at Arizona Heart Institute and a cardiovascular & pediatric surgery fellowship at Wayne State University and Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Hamzah will see patients at Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Bethesda Hospital East.
About Baptist Health Medical Group North
Baptist Health Medical Group North, formed from Bethesda Health Physician Group and BocaCare© physicians, is committed to the prevention, treatment and management of acute and chronic illnesses and diseases through evidence-based clinical practices. These dedicated providers collaborate with doctors from nearby institutions and all 11 Baptist Health hospitals, which have been operating with excellence for decades from the Florida Keys north to Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West and Boca Raton Regional Hospital, and more than 50 outpatient facilities located throughout South Florida.
Baptist Health Medical Group North doctors gives access to a comprehensive network of clinicians committed to helping patients manage their day-to-day health and navigate their advanced and long-term healthcare needs in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular health, orthopedics and sports medicine, the neurosciences and others.